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Information Session for UT Law School Set for Feb. 26

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS –JANUARY 30, 2014-Students interested in applying to the University of Texas at Austin School of Law are encouraged to attend an information session at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 in El Gran Salon in the Student Union at The University of Texas at Brownsville.
Ward Farnsworth, UT Law School Dean, will meet with prospective students. Accompanying him on the trip will be Monica Ingram, Assistant Dean for Admissions, Samuel R. Riley, Director for Admission Programs, and current law student Layshauni Rodriguez of San Benito. She is a 2012 graduate of The University of Texas at Brownsville.  
Ward Farnsworth, UT Law School Dean
“We are pleased that Dean Farnsworth was able to reschedule his visit, and I encourage students interested in applying to law school to attend this session,” said Carlo Tamayo, UTB Director of Admissions and Recruiting.
Pedro Chavez, a 2008 UTB graduate with a Bachelor of Science in biology, started considering law school about six months ago, and he has recently taken the Law School Admission Texas (LSAT).
“This will be a good opportunity to meet not only Dean Farnsworth, but also I am looking forward to talking with Layshauni, a graduate of UTB and Valley native who is now in her second year at one of the nation’s top law schools,” Chavez said.
Founded in 1883, the UT Law School is one of the oldest law schools in the nation. With an enrollment of 1,200 Doctor of Jurisprudence degree candidates, it is also one of the nation’s largest law schools.  
The training received and the courses offered provide the necessary legal education for practice in any part of the United States. Legal positions with government, public service organizations, leading corporations and law firms throughout Texas, the nation and the world are available to its graduates.  
For more information, contact Carlo Tamayo in the Office of Admissions and Recruiting at 956-882-8295 or


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